About the Bureau
The Bureau of Economics helps the FTC evaluate the economic impact of its actions by providing economic analysis for competition and consumer protection investigations and rulemakings, and analyzing the economic impact of government regulations on businesses and consumers. Learn more about the work the Bureau does.
The Bureau conducts economic studies, provides support for antitrust and consumer protection investigations, analyzes existing and proposed consumer protection rules, and studies the competitive impact of regulations. Want to learn more or find a specific report? Visit our Economics Research page.